5 things to do in Vancouver today: Thursday, April 21

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Downtown Vancouver at dusk (Alex Costin/Flickr)

Here are five things to do in Vancouver today, Thursday, April 21. For more things happening around town, check out our events calendar.

Lush at the Rio

  • What: Catch British indie-pop band Lush’s reunion tour and their shoegazing hits from the 1990s. Tickets are $35 from Live Nation.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: Doors 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m.

Spark: Fireside Artist Talk feat. Amanda Strong

  • What: Filmmaker, media artist and stop motion director Amanda Strong discusses hierarchy vs. community: remodelling the processes and labels in film and animation.
  • Where: Native Education College – 285 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Positive Vibrations Party

  • What: Get your groove on at this two-room reggae, funk and soul party at The Fox Cabaret, featuring Syd Perry, DJ Funkdealer and Sipreano. Tickets $12 on door/$8 in advance.
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • When: 7 p.m.

Vancouver Welcomes Refugees Forum

  • What: Watch speakers from various refugee supporting organizations and refugees themselves share experiences and discuss how to raise awareness in Vancouver.
  • Where: Will be livestreamed online, completely free.
  • When: 6 to 9 p.m.

Sidesaddle’s Sweet Ride

  • What: Join Sidesaddle’s first guided group ride on the streets of Vancouver and enjoy a sweet treat from Earnest Ice Cream. Tickets are $6 from Eventbrite.
  • Where: Sidesaddle Bicycle Boutique – 2496 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
  • When: 6 to 8 p.m.

 

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